7 July 2019

Stereoscope Hemdé

Category: Stereoscopy   Tags: Stereoscope
Stereoscope Hemdé - André Ruiter Photography

My latest acquisition is an antique cabinet stereoscope for viewing 45x107 glass stereoviews. The stereoscope dates from the beginning of the 20th century and is built by Hemdé. I wanted to know everything about the device and its maker. A product catalogue and online archives revealed some information about its past.

28 May 2019

Stereoscopy, how it all started

Category: Stereoscopy   Tags: LSU / Stereoviews / Verdun
Stereoscopy,  how it all started - André Ruiter Photography

This month I looked for the first time through the lenses of my vintage Zeiss Ikon 628/8 stereoscope. I viewed an image of the Battle of Verdun and the visual experience and 3D effect made a big impression on me. A new passion was born.